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Mar 23, 2023 - 8:00 AM
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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With his 32nd birthday just around the corner, Brendan Gallagher won’t let his age or injuries change his playing style. [RDS]
  • Jake Evans could be ready to return to action tonight with Jordan Harris close behind. [RDS]
  • What kind of deals are to be made by Canadiens management this summer? [TSN 690]
  • Even the injured players have been immersing themselves in the new culture and spending time with the team while they work on recovering. [RDS]
  • Returning after a five-week absence, Kirby Dach wasted no time reminding everyone why he’s crucial to the Canadiens future. [Sportsnet]
  • Current Habs and alumni just chillin’.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • How the Toronto Maple Leafs may want to use the “fringe” group of defenceman during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. [Sportsnet]
  • Having never represented Canada at the World Cup of Hockey, Connor McDavid still hopes he’ll get his chance to participate in his first best-on-best game. [TSN]
  • The IIHF announced that it will exclude Russia and Belarus from its world championships for the 2023-24 season. [Washington Post]
  • Looking at each team’s goal differential by period to identify the league’s best and worst clubs in each period. [The Hockey News]

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